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February 23rd, 2020
 
 
Exotrail Secures Contract with AAC Clyde Space
Exotrail will provide propulsion systems for the two 6U cubesats that will be manufactured and delivered to orbit by AAC Clyde Space. The Eutelsat...
 
Ball Aerospace's Advanced Spectrometer Instrument Completes PDR for MethaneSAT
MethaneSAT is expected to be launched in 2022 by MethaneSAT LLC, a subsidiary of Environmental Defense Fund (EDF). The non-profit is...
 
Space Force Wants $5B For Anti-Jam Satcoms 
PTS is not a satellite per se, instead it is envisioned as a payload that uses a highly jam-resistant signal called the Protected Tactical Waveform (PTW).
 
Ka-Band Solid State Amplifiers Contract for IFC Received by Comtech Xicom Technology
The company incorporated the latest Gallium Nitride (“GaN”) solid-state technology for use in a new cabin external application. The company has...
 
Altitude Lowering Underway for ALE's Shooting Star Efforts
ALE-1, the first satellite jointly developed by ALE and National University Corporation Tohoku University (Tohoku University) to try to create a...
 
Advantech and TXMission Reveal a Technology and Distribution Partnership 
The companies will together develop a comprehensive suite of SmallSat, Airborne and Comms-On-The-Move (COTM) communication products for... 
 
Laser Comms a Reality from General Atomics Aeronautical Systems
GA-ASI tested the ALCoS from an optical observatory located on Tenerife in the Canary Islands and closed link with Tesat’s LCT 135 terminal...
 
Celestia Technologies Group UK Receives Millions for Antenna R&D from Scottish Enterprise
CTG will use the R&D grant to develop a satellite antenna for aircraft to link with a communication satellite for the in-flight broadband sector, which is...
 
A Cosmic Jekyll and Hyde
... this volatile double, or binary, system in a dense collection of stars, the globular cluster Terzan 5, which is located about 19,000 light years from Earth